Part 5 in the survey series, A Renegade History Course. This is the fifth discussion with historian Thaddeus Russell, the author of A Renegade History of the United States.
The second part of A Renegade History of the United States, How White People Lost Their Rhythm, including the stories of Irish, Italian and Jewish immigrants, and how they were assimilated into American culture.
"I Wan'na Be Like You" (The Jungle Book) - Louie Prima
"Beyond the Sea" - Bobby Darin
"Jump Jive An' Wail" - Louis Prima
"My Romance" - Frank Sinatra & Dinah Shore
"Slow Ride" - The Beastie Boys
Thaddeus Russell's Site - www.thaddeusrussell.com
See Thaddeus Russell's sources for the chapters in this discussion here. Pages 350-357.